| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:32 AM
In 1982, French writers Jacques Lob and Benjamin Legrand, and artist Jean-Marc Rochette collaborated on “Le Transperceneige,” a science-fiction graphic novel about the last […]...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Most of the risky mortgages that triggered the financial crisis have disappeared from the marketplace, and lenders will have even more reason to avoid them because of a new federal crackdown on loose lending.
But one housing-bubble favorite —...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:15 PM
It's been a good week for "12 Years a Slave," Steve McQueen's unflinching portrait of slavery in the U.S. The historical drama won the Golden Globe on Sunday for dramatic film and earned nine Oscar nominations Thursday morning. And at the Critics'...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It’s a sad day in France when the unmarried president spends the night with a woman who is not his girlfriend and sparks a national furor.
Last week — as you have undoubtedly heard — a salacious news story broke in the French press:...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Movie previews: A listing in the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The bid to revive the stately old theaters of downtown L.A. has intersected with hopes for boosting the city’s chronically undernourished scene for major resident dance companies.
L.A. Dance Project, launched in 2012 by star choreographer...
| Jan 2, 2014
For food, fashion and fast trains, few labels are more sought after, and rightly so, than "Made in France." But when it comes to the making and unmaking of empires, not so much. Take the case of the Central African Republic.
Three weeks ago, as bloody...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Kaley Cuoco of "The Big Bang Theory" wore a pink Vera Wang gown to marry tennis pro Ryan Sweeting on New Year's Eve in Santa Susana, Calif. [People]
Also married on New Year's Eve were All-American Rejects' lead singer Tyson Ritter and actress Elena...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 9:00 AM
NEW YORK — "I used to want to shock, but now it bores me," wrote the painter Balthus in 1955. He was referring to the work presented in his first gallery show in 1934, in Paris — a highly charged street scene in which a man appears to be...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:32 AM
This is the final installment of Pictures in the News for 2013 and we drop in on some New Year's Eve celebrations around the world. Fireworks light up the sky over the Yarra River during New Years Eve festivities in Melbourne, Australia and tourists and...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Continuing its late surge through Hollywood's never-ending awards season, director David O. Russell's con game story "American Hustle" won a leading three trophies at the Golden Globes — including best musical or comedy — while the slavery...